Tag: Middle Childhood

Father and young son at risk of obesity smiling at camera November 16, 2018

The danger of obesity and weight gain in children

Learn more about common lipid disorders that can result from obesity and how to prevent them.

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Children

Two teenaged girls playing lacrosse on an outdoor field wearing eye protection. November 5, 2018

How to prevent sports-related eye injuries

The right gear can prevent traumatic injury to the eyes during youth sports and activities.

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Eye Prevention

October 29, 2018

Make Halloween less scary with safe trick-or-treating

Drivers and parents be alert: Child-pedestrian deaths increase on Halloween night.

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Children Safety

October 25, 2018

Fun ‘candy alternatives’ for Halloween

Stock your treat bowl with these easy, fun options to cut down on fun-sized candy bars.

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Children Nutrition

October 22, 2018

6 ideas for fall family fun

Get out and get active while enjoying the colors of fall as a family.

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Children Teens

child passenger safely buckled in to seat September 27, 2018

What the updated Child Passenger Safety Transportation Policy means for your family

Here's the latest on child passenger safety from a Vanderbilt safety expert.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Safety

A nurse casts a boy's left arm September 25, 2018

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

How to help children understand natural disasters September 13, 2018

How to help children understand natural disasters

Natural disasters, even when far away, can cause children to become concerned about their own safety. Here's how to talk them through it.

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Children

September 7, 2018

Head lice: myths, facts and treatment

When you get that dreaded call from school, here's what to do to handle head lice.

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Children